Other cities in the 864 area code include: Simpsonville, Gaffney, Laurens, Boiling Springs, Clinton, Seneca, Union, Piedmont, Central, Abbeville, Travelers Rest, Belton, Walhalla, Woodruff, Williamston, Honea Path, Saluda, Lyman, Liberty, Pickens, Pendleton, Mc Cormick, Westminster, Landrum, Pacolet, Inman, Blacksburg, Ninety Six, Calhoun Falls, Cowpens, Due West, Pelzer, Joanna, Iva, Jonesville, Six Mile, Chesnee, Gray Court, Enoree, Cross Hill, Campobello, Sharon, Clarks Hill, Mount Carmel, Salem, Hodges, Starr, Waterloo, Mountville, Plum Branch, Chappells, Clemson, Easley, Fair Play, Fountain Inn, Townville, Troy, and Ware Shoals.
Greenville is the county seat of Greenville County in the upstate region of South Carolina, in the United States. The city's mayor is Knox White, who has served in that position since December 1995. With an estimated population of 64,579 as of 2015, it is the sixth-largest city in the state. The population of the surrounding area was 400,492 as of 2010, making it the third-largest urban area in South Carolina as well as the fastest growing. Greenville is the largest city in the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The MSA had a population of 874,869 in 2015, making it the largest in South Carolina and the third largest in the Carolinas.Greenville is the largest city in the Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Combined Statistical Area. According to United States Census Bureau, the CSA had a population of 1,426,625 as of 2015, making it the largest CSA in the state. The CSA, a 10-county region of northwestern South Carolina, is known as " The Upstate ". Greenville is located approximately halfway between Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina, along Interstate 85, and its metropolitan area also includes Interstates 185 and 385.Greenville has gained recognition in various national publications such as CNN Money, which ranked Greenville as one of the "Top 10 Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S." Bloomberg named Greenville the 3rd Strongest Job Market, 2010; and Forbes named Greenville the 13th Best City for Young Professionals.
Spartanburg is the largest city in and the county seat of Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United States, and the twelfth largest city by population in the state. Spartanburg has a municipal population of 37,013 and an urban population of 180,786 as of the 2010 census. The Spartanburg Metropolitan Statistical Area, corresponding to Spartanburg County and Union County, had a population of 317,057 as of the 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. Spartanburg is the second-largest city in the greater Greenville–Spartanburg–Anderson Combined Statistical Area which has a population of 1,385,045 as of 2014. It is part of a 10-county region of northwestern South Carolina known as " The Upstate," and is located 98 miles (158 km) northwest of Columbia, 80 miles (130 km) west of Charlotte, North Carolina, and about 190 miles (310 km) northeast of Atlanta, Georgia.
Greer is a city in Greenville and Spartanburg counties in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The population was 25,515 as of the 2010 census and had risen to an estimated 28,365 as of 2015. Each day, more than three times that number of people pass through the city on the two highways which run through the city. The majority of the city is in Greenville County and is part of the Greenville – Anderson – Mauldin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The eastern portion of the city is in Spartanburg County and is part of the Spartanburg Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is additionally part of the Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, SC Combined Statistical Area in Upstate South Carolina.Greer is adjacent to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP), which serves Greenville, Spartanburg, and the Upstate. Greer is also the site of the only BMW manufacturing facility in North America. According to a June 2005 article in The Greenville News, BMW's Greer plant employs about 4,600 workers, and has attracted dozens of suppliers in South Carolina, providing jobs for more than 12,000 workers. Greer is home to the South Carolina Inland Port, an intermodal facility that receives and sends containers by rail to the Port of Charleston.
The 864 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in Eastern Daylight Time is 3:09 PM on Apr 20, 2021.